The table below looks at the statistics for MPLS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MPLS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
Rank 56 65 51
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing MPLS 18 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.72% 1.33% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.50% 8.18% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 9 10
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+1.05% +6.74%
MPLS
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 110 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.10% 16.30% 19.12%
Number of salaries quoted 73 100 106
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MPLS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing MPLS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

MPLS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region.

MPLS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MPLS
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MPLS across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

MPLS Salary Histogram in Cardiff

MPLS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing MPLS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MPLS.

1 24 (92.31%) LAN
1 24 (92.31%) DHCP
1 24 (92.31%) DNS
2 22 (84.62%) Avaya
3 21 (80.77%) Cisco
4 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (73.08%) CCNP
4 19 (73.08%) Internet
4 19 (73.08%) Unified Communications
4 19 (73.08%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
5 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
6 17 (65.38%) Finance
6 17 (65.38%) Banking
7 16 (61.54%) WAN
8 13 (50.00%) F5
9 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (42.31%) BIG-IP
9 11 (42.31%) VPN
9 11 (42.31%) OSPF
9 11 (42.31%) BGP
10 8 (30.77%) CCVP
10 8 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
11 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (26.92%) Cisco UCCE
11 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
11 7 (26.92%) Linux
12 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 5 (19.23%) JBoss

MPLS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) Apache
1 5 (19.23%) JBoss
1 5 (19.23%) Tomcat
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) DHCP
1 24 (92.31%) DNS
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
2 19 (73.08%) Internet
2 19 (73.08%) Unified Communications
3 16 (61.54%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) BIG-IP
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 11 (42.31%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
5 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 18 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Architect
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco Architect
3 11 (42.31%) Network Architect
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Network Architect
5 8 (30.77%) Telecoms Architect
6 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Service Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
1 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Debian
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) CCNP Voice
2 8 (30.77%) CCVP
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Avaya
2 21 (80.77%) Cisco
3 18 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 13 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (26.92%) Red Hat
6 5 (19.23%) IBM
6 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 4 (15.38%) Intel
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (7.69%) AppDynamics
8 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 2 (7.69%) Brocade
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL